A great file manager with a vast array of features in its arsenal for power users.
Pros & Cons:
A great file manager for power users is Multi Commander produced by Mathias Svensson. You can control the look and feel of Multi Commander on startup, and choose between Commander Styled, which is optimized for keyboard or Windows explorer Styled compatibility.
In addition, you can choose from multiple look ’n feel profiles for mouse, keyboard, color and overall settings. Various tips are provided during launch to ease you into the functionalities of the file manager. You’re greeted with unique button panel at the lower portion of the file manager for various functions that makes it all the more convenient to use.
Multi Commander has a vast array of features in its arsenal. The multi-view feature lets you browse folders on one panel and the contents are immediately available on the other.
You can configure viewers, editors, launchers to use for different file types. Various plugins are available that expands the file system, file operations such as auto-sort, auto-unpack and support application extensions expands the file manager with various new tools.
Also for the ultimate geeks, you can tweak the read/write strategies used and also set to keep broken/unfinished files. Accessing windows registry right within the manager and quick access to Control Panel is a pretty neat feature. Moreover certain useful Audio, Video and Picture tools are also available.
The file manager is a powerhouse of customizability enhancing the file navigation experience. The multi-update feature automatically updates Multi Commander to the latest version so it saves you the trouble of manual updating. The buttons available on the panel can be configured to execute various external programs, activate functions inside MultiCommand, call scripts, etc.
Multi Commander was reviewed by Gizmos Freeware on